Daniel Okorodudu, M.D.

Daniel Okorodudu, M.D.

  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid Disorders


Daniel Okorodudu, M.D., M.H.S., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in diabetes, thyroid disorders, and general endocrine disorders.

Dr. Okorodudu earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, where he also completed a residency in internal medicine and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He received advanced training through a three-year endocrinology, metabolism, and nutrition fellowship at Duke University Medical Center. He also holds a master’s degree in clinical research from Duke.

Board certified in internal medicine, endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism, Dr. Okorodudu joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2023.

He is a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, the Endocrine Society, the Texas Endocrinology Association, and the Texas Medical Association.

Dr. Okorodudu has delivered several presentations and published peer-reviewed academic articles related to his areas of expertise. In addition, he is an associate producer of the movie Black Men in White Coats.

In 2017, Dr. Okorodudu received the National Medical Association’s Top Healthcare Professionals Under 40 Award. In 2019, he and his brother were honored by their high school with the Clear Creek Education Foundation’s Distinguished Alumni Award.

Personal Note

When he’s not at work, Dr. Okorodudu is a hyperrealistic artist and occasionally displays his pieces at local galleries. He also enjoys playing basketball, traveling, spending time with his family, and participating in church activities.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (2004-2008)
  • Undergraduate School - Duke University (2012-2014), Clinical Research
  • Other Post Graduate Training - Duke University (2012-2014)
  • Fellowship - Duke University Medical Center (2011-2014), Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism & Nutrition
  • Residency - University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (2008-2011), Internal Medicine
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  • Endocrine Society
  • Texas Endocrinology Association
  • Texas Medical Association
Honors & Awards
  • Distinguished Alumni Award 2019, Clear Creek Education Foundation
  • Top Healthcare Professionals Under 40 Award 2017, National Medical Association

Clinical Focus

  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Parathyroid Disorders

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